Monastery of Agios Efraim

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At the mountain of Amomon, as Mount Penteli used to be called, at the area of Nea Makri, is the Monastery of the Annunciation of Virgin Mary, a pilgrimage of thousands of believers from all over Greece.

Its history is connected to the life and the death as a martyr of Agios Efraim, who came here at a young age to become a monk, but during a Turkish raid he was tortured and killed on the 5th of May 1426.

In its interior there is a reliquary with the saint’s relics, while at the courtyard of the monastery there is a tree, where according to tradition, the saint was killed.

The monastery celebrates on January 3rd and on May 5th.
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